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  • 8 November 2013

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announces its contribution as a member of the United States team to the International Levee Handbook, a new global guide to best practices on the design, construction, maintenance, and improvement of levees. The handbook was released to […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island State Conservation Committee (RI SCC), under the direction of the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM), has approved the adoption of updates to the Rhode Island Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook (Handbook). These updates are in accordance with State law and pursuant to the RI Administrative […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The annual River Restoration Center (RRC) network conference which brings together professionals from all areas of river restoration will take place today and tomorrow at Whittlebury Hall, in Northamptonshire. Royal HaskoningDHV’s Senior Environment Consultant Phil Williamson will speak at the conference about key considerations to make when carrying out channel management for flood risk and land […]

  • 29 November 2013

    On 2 December 2013 HR Wallingford’s Jonathan Simm will be helping to launch the first International Levee Handbook at a joint Institution of Civil Engineers and CIRIA event in London, UK. The role of levees in flood defences has received increased attention in recent years, mainly due to events such as hurricanes Katrina and Rita […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 3 October 2013, experts from HR Wallingford will join other colleagues in France to present the findings from two international collaborative projects. The teams of experts working on flood protection of the built environment in the FloodProBE-project and on the International Levee Handbook (ILH) are meeting in Aix en Provence to launch the Handbook […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new handbook promoting good practice for channel management has been developed by a team of experts, led by Royal HaskoningDHV. Written for the Environment Agency, the handbook brings together over 10 years’ worth of research and practice. It aims to help with the decisions of when and how to carry out channel management for […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A delegation of Rijkswaterstaat, in cooperation with the American partner – the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is currently working on an international handbook for ‘Building with Nature’ to promote flood risk management. A symposium was held on 21 September in Santa Cruz, California, to share the interim results with local stakeholders of USACE. […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS recently spent four weeks at the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) conducting training and consultancy on CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD). ACP selected HPD for marine spatial data management and security, and to obtain further efficiencies in chart production. During the training course ACP staff were introduced to working with CARIS HPD. The first two […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA – IADC book Environmental Aspects of Dredging (Ed. Nick Bray) published by Taylor & Francis in 2008 is now available in Russian language. The idea to translate the book emerged during the seminar ‘Eco-friendly Dredging in the Modern World’ that took place in 2009 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The seminar was organized in […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 9 October, the IHC Merwede Handbook for Centrifugal Pumps and Slurry Transportation was launched at IHC Merwede’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The book has been written by Kees van den Berg – who works at MTI Holland – and owes its existence to the initiative and sponsorship of his employer and its […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford has announced that its conference named “Management of above-ground flood and coastal assets” will take place on 15 May 2014, in Wallingford, UK. This event will provide an understanding of the asset management life-cycle. It will also cover the methods and tools that are available across that cycle for the assessment and management […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Floods are considered the major natural hazard in the EU in terms of risk to people and assets. The most recent extensive springtime flooding in Central Europe seriously affected several German states and Czech regions and caused localised problems in 7 other countries in Europe. Catastrophic events such as hurricane Sandy in the USA (2012) […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Ecosystem services assessment of the Prins Hendrik Zanddijk’. This study examines which and, if possible, how much more ecosystem services are provided by the most recent nature inspired coastal protection project Prins Hendrik Zanddijk, […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited has poured hundreds of millions of baht into the construction of a flood defense dyke in light of the 5 billion-baht damage to its solar cell business caused by last year’s flood. During a seminar focusing on Thailand’s pulling through natural disasters, including flood, earthquake and drought, Bangchak President Anusorn […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CEDA – IADC book Environmental Aspects of Dredging (Ed. Nick Bray) published by Taylor & Francis in 2008 is now available in Russian language. The idea to translate the book emerged during the seminar ‘Eco-friendly Dredging in the Modern World’ that took place in 2009 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The seminar was organized in […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Professor Michael Shilin of the Russian State Hydrometeorological University (RSHU) in St. Petersburg presented, on 23rd February, two copies of the Russian translation of ’Environmental Aspects of Dredging’ to Nick Bray, who edited the original text. The presentation took place in London, at the Institution of Civil Engineers, which also hosts the UK Section of CEDA. […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]